New Delhi, Feb 22: England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who was signed for a whopping Rs 14.5 crore by Indian Super League (IPL) franchise Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) for the upcoming edition, is still behind Pro Wrestling League (PWL) star Mariya Stadnik in terms of earning per minute. Also Read - Rajasthan Royals Confirm Ben Stokes Ruled Out of IPL 2021 Due to Broken Finger

Stadnik, who bagged silver in 48kg weight category at Rio Olympics, was signed for Rs 47 lakh by PWL franchise Delhi Sultans. She was called for only four bouts and remained up to 10.5 minutes on the mat during the 18-day-long season thus earning Rs 4,47,619.05 per minute. Also Read - IPL 2021: Rahul Chahar, Krunal Pandya Shine as Mumbai Indians Continue Domination Over Kolkata Knight Riders With 10-Run Win

Delhi’s co-owner Anurag Batra expressed pride and said: “Although cricket is different from wrestling or other sports, format-wise, in terms of earning per minute on field of play, Mariya is way ahead of Ben Stokes.” Also Read - IPL 2021 Points Table After KKR vs MI Match 5: Mumbai Indians Climb to Second Spot; Nitish Rana Bags Orange Cap, Andre Russell Grabs Purple